Stories by Sophie Allen-Barron

Paul Hannon shows off the street painting at the intersection of Black Street and Northwood Terrace.

COMMUNITYStreet paintings encourage communities to work together

At least 3 more paintings currently in the planning stage

Mar 27, 2016

Francophones come from many different backgrounds.

LANGUAGEFrancophones unite. This day is for you

A look at how Nova Scotia’s francophone community fits into the global French union

Mar 20, 2016

Council approved a grant for the Special Olympics host city bid at a meeting March 8.

SPECIAL OLYMPICSHalifax feeling friendly in its bid for the 2018 Special Olympics

'It’s going to be a fine thing whether it’s in the HRM or Antigonish'

Mar 9, 2016

Storms aren't uncommon in a Nova Scotian spring.

WEATHER‘How cool is that?’ Weather’s power keeps amateur forecaster hooked

Thousands of Maritimers turn to Tykian Llwellyn for their forecasts

Mar 4, 2016

Finishing touches to a spaghetti-and-tuna R2-D2.

CHARITYCan-do spirit hits amateur sculptors

Food, fundraising event underway at Mic Mac Mall

Mar 2, 2016

Big Pony on Gottingen Street.

ShoppingThe Bounty pop-up brings plus-size to the peninsula

A group of friends tries to fill a void in the city with second-hand clothing

Feb 27, 2016

Maurice Mourant founded Acadie Nouvelle. Thirty years later, he’s still enjoying the paper.

The petite paper that could

Commitment to community keeps daily Acadie Nouvelle afloat

Dec 7, 2015